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Gordon Ray Monk, American recreation therapist.


Monk, Gordon Ray was born on February 15, 1955 in Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States. Son of George Delma Monk and Annie Mae (Hucks) Dixon.


Associate of Arts and AS, Fort Steilacoom Community College, Tacoma, 1983. Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Evergreen State College, 1985. Master in Guidance Counseling, City University, 1996.


Recreation therapist, Western Eastern State Hospital, Lakewood, Washington, since 1987;volunteer supervisor, Western Eastern State Hospital, Lakewood, 1987-1990, 96. Counselor intern Steilacoom (Washington) H.S., 1995-1996.


Alumni Evergreen State College, Tacoma, 1990, Al Davies Boys and Girls Club, Tacoma, 1990. Member committee Tacoma Ministerial Alliance Scholarship, 1991. Sergeant United States Army, 1973-1981.

Member Toastmasters (education planner and sergeant at arms 1986-1987, public relations committee 1987-1988, vice president 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, Competent Toastmaster 1987, Advanced Toastmaster1 988, Advanced Toastmaster Bronze 1989).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, church, boxing, track and field, basketball.


Married Gwendolyn Deloris Barkley, December 26, 1978 (divorced June 1990). Children: Earnest, Natasha. Married Ahmia Unique Boyd, October 16, 1994.

Children: Adrienne, Lovie, Johnny.